Gaikwad and co-authors receive best paper award

January 07, 2020

Professor Nikhar Gaikwad and co-authors Kolby Hanson (Ph.D. '19) and Aliz Toth (Stanford) have been selected as winners of the Robert H. Durr Award for best paper "applying quantitative methods to a substantive problem" for their paper "Do International Employment Opportunities Impact Individuals' Political Preferences and Behavior?"

The Midwest Political Science Association makes the Durr award annually to authors of a paper presented at the prior year's annual conference. Nominations are made by conference chairs, discussants, and section heads after each year's conference.

The award will be presented formally at the annual conference in April.